This privacy notice describes the personal information that we collect from you when you visit the Channel1.cat.com website and how that information may be used or disclosed by us.
This policy does not apply to information that we collect through other means (e.g., other websites or other methods such as telephone calls), or to information collected on any other company or third-party site regardless of whether such site links to or is accessible from this Site. You should carefully read the privacy notices of any other websites.
How do we collect personal Information?
We collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to the Site through information request forms or clicking on the “Help” e-mail link. We also collect your actual video views as well as the results of assessments you have taken in order to provide progress analytics to website administrators. What personal information do we collect?
User Provided Information
We collect your name, email, facility, country and identifying information from your submission. This information is kept with the video for future reference. We collect personal information that you provide on this site. For example, if you request additional information on a product, you will be asked for your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address. Similarly, if you e-mail us through the “Contact Us” page, we will ask for your name and e-mail address (you may choose to provide additional information as well) so that we can respond to your questions or comments. Any fields that are required will be designated with an asterisk (“*”) We collect your bandwidth to assist with troubleshooting connection problems.
Automatically Collected Information & Tracking
When you visit this Site, it automatically collects your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address and other technical information provided by your browser (e.g., your browser, what site referred you to this Site, etc.). This Site does not honor “do not track” signals sent by your browser. Additionally, this Site sets and retrieves “cookies”, which are small identifiers stored by your browser software to identify you, including cookies that are set by third parties that are used to track your use of this Site.
How do we use this personal information?
The information that you provide will be used to fulfill your request (e.g., if you request information on a video then your information will be used for the purpose of sending you the requested information. Additionally, we may contact you to confirm that you received the requested information and to understand if you have any additional questions. Also, we may use your information for legitimate business purposes, including analyzing and reporting on assessments you have taken or videos you have watched. We may also use your information to make improvements to our Site and materials.
Additionally, we may use and/or disclose your personal information as required by law or regulation, or as requested by government authorities or for the protection of persons or property.
How do we safeguard personal information?
We utilize reasonable measures to protect personal information against loss, manipulation, falsification, unauthorized access, or unauthorized disclosure. Due to the design of the Internet and networking and computing technologies, we cannot guarantee that communications between you and the Site will be free from unauthorized access by third parties.
Will we disclose the personal information that we collect?
Your personal information will be shared within the Caterpillar enterprise (e.g., its affiliates and subsidiaries) and disclosed with the applicable Caterpillar dealer(s) in the applicable service region. We may disclose your personal information when it is necessary to answer your inquiry or to fulfill the purposes of the Site. In any case, the disclosure of personal information is only to those with a legitimate business reason to access the information. Notwithstanding the above disclosures, we will disclose personal information when required or permitted by law or according to relevant corporate policies.
By providing personal information to us, you consent to the collection and use of the personal information in accordance with the purposes described in this privacy notice. Since this service is available to individuals in a variety of global locations, you are also consenting to transfer your personal information to countries or jurisdictions that may not provide the same level of data protection as the legal jurisdiction in which you are located.
We do not want to collect or maintain information from those under the age of 13. No part of our Site is structured to attract anyone under the age of 13. By using our Site, you represent that you are not less than 13 years of age.
Social Media Photo and/or Video Submission Promotion Terms and Conditions
I hereby agree to the following Terms & Conditions for Social Media Photo Submission Promotions: 1. USE OF NAME, HANDLE, TEXT, PHOTO, VIDEO, LIKENESS and INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY. I hereby grant to Caterpillar Inc. ("Caterpillar"), its subsidiaries and affiliated companies, and their respective successors and assigns (collectively, the "Permitted Parties") a non-exclusive, irrevocable (except as specified in Section 3 herein under Takedown), unlimited, perpetual, royalty-free, fully-sublicensable, fully paid up, worldwide license, and the right(s) and permission(s) to use my name and/or handle, image(s), and likeness, and the text and photograph(s) and/or video(s) posted to a social media platform including, but not limited to Twitter, Facebook and Instagram by using the Permitted Parties’ promotional hashtag (collectively, the "Content") on the www.cat.com, www.caterpillar.com, and other websites controlled by Caterpillar or its subsidiaries and affiliated companies (collectively, “Caterpillar Websites”), Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, other social media platforms and other websites (collectively, “Platforms”), and in other print, audio and video marketing and advertising avenues (“Advertising”).
I agree that the Content may be used, copied, distributed, published, exhibited, digitized, publically displayed, reproduced, altered, edited, manipulated, and otherwise used via any medium and by whatever means, in whole or in part, anywhere in the world, at any time, for an unlimited number of projects, for any and all purposes of advertising, marketing or trade-in promoting and publicizing the Permitted Parties.
I agree that I shall have no right of approval, no claim to compensation (including, but not limited to royalties), and no claim (including, without limitation, claims based upon invasion of privacy, defamation, right of publicity, copyright infringement or trademark infringement) arising out of any use (in accordance with the terms hereof), blurring, alteration, editing, distortion, faulty reproduction, or use in any composite form of the Content. Furthermore, I irrevocably waive any and all so-called moral rights I may have in the Content.
2. COMPLIANCE WITH TERMS FOR THIRD PARTY PLATFORMS. I acknowledge and agree that in order to post Content on the Platforms, I will be in compliance with the terms and conditions of such Platforms. You should carefully read the privacy statements of any such Platforms.
3. TAKEDOWN. If I want my Content removed from the Platforms, Caterpillar Websites and Advertising, I will send an e-mail message to: Info_Cat@cat.com
4. REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES/INDEMNIFICATION BY USER. I represent and warrant: (a) I am 18 years old or older; (b) I have the legal right to post the Content; (c) neither the Content nor the use of the Content by the Permitted Parties will infringe upon or violate the intellectual property rights or other rights, including, without limitation, any right of publicity, trademark, patent and/or copyright, of any other person or entity or any applicable laws; (d) the Content does not contain any content that is inappropriate, indecent, obscene, hateful, tortuous, defamatory, slanderous, or libelous or otherwise depicts inappropriate behavior; and (e) the Content does not contain any advertising or other commercial content.
The Help feature on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie and how to disable cookies altogether. Additionally, you can disable or delete similar data used by browser add-ons, such as Flash cookies, by changing the add-on's settings or visiting the website of its manufacturer.
Where can I obtain further information about this privacy notice?
To make a request to access, update or delete your personal information (including to opt-out of future advertising, marketing or opinion poll communications from Caterpillar), or for additional information about this privacy notice, please contact us at:
Attn: Phil Adams
501 SW Jefferson Avenue
Peoria, IL 61630-2124
Or you may contact Caterpillar’s Office of Business Practices at:
http://codeofconduct.cat.com/ or by calling +1 (800)-300-7898.
What happens if this privacy notice changes?
We reserve the right to amend this privacy notice. If we update or change this privacy notice, the changes will be made on this page. Your use of the Site following the posting of changes to this privacy notice will demonstrate your acceptance of those changes.
Last Revised: June 15, 2020